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Philosophy and Modern Science

Naturevolume 135page1036 (1935) | Download Citation

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IT does not seem to have occurred to the parties to this controversy that it is based, like so many controversies, on a difference of definition of terms. Prof. Dingle describes the method of science and defines the “logical network” resulting as the “external world”. Others might prefer the term “scientific world” or the “scientific picture of the external world”. To Prof. Levy the “external world” is what the man of science studies; to Prof. Dingle the result of these studies. So we have words, words, words!

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